• Red Rocks with water in front of them in the desert.
  • Clouds behind Joshua Tree and bushes.
  • Desert flowers blooming in bushes in front of mountains in the desert.
  • Setting sun reflecting of clouds of orange and blue behind a joshua tree.
  • Hoover Dam intake towers with water behind the dam showing that it is not full.

MEXICO WORKING GROUP

The Desert LCC Mexico Working Group (WG) was formed to address this challenge by identifying and working with Mexican partners to develop an effective bi-national strategy to initiate and maintain the goals and objectives of the Desert LCC over a large and diverse landscape. Read the full charter for the Mexico Working Group.

Chair

Adrián R. Quero Carrillo, Colegio de Postgraduados

Robert Mesta, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Sonoran Joint Venture

Team Members

Alejandra Carrera Máynez, Secretaria de Medio Ambiente de Coahuila

Alfredo Rodríguez, World Wildlife Fund, Mexico

Andrew Rhodes Espinoza, Comisión Nacional de ÁreasNaturales Protegidas (CONANP)

Anny Peralta, Conservación de Fauna del Noroeste

Armand Gonzales, California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Arvind Panjabi, Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory

Jose Carlos Marquez Isais, Recursos Sustentables, Biodiversidad y Cultura, A.C.

Debra Hughson, National Park Service, Mojave National Preserve

Gerardo Bezanilla, Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua

Héctor Ávila-Villegas, Ecosistemica, A.C.. Aguascalientes, AGU

Humberto Berlanga Garcia, Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad (CONABIO)

Iris Banda Villanueva, Pronatura Noreste A.C.

Jeff Bennett, National Park Service, Big Bend National Park

Juan Carlos Guzmán Aranda, Alianza Regional para la Conservación de Pastizales DCH (Chihuahuan Desert Grassland Alliance)

Jim Weigand, Bureau of Land Management

Kim Franklin, Arizona Desert Museum

Luis Felipe Lozano, Comisión Nacional de ÁreasNaturales Protegidas (CONANP)

Margarita Caso, Instituto Nacional de Ecología y Cambio Climático (INECC)

María Eugenia González, Ecosistemica, AC

Mary Gustafson, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Rio Grand Joint Venture

Miguel Ángel Díaz Castorena, Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT) - Delgación Zacatecas

Nancy Hernández Rodríguez, IMC Vida Silvestre

Sergio Avila, Ski Island Alliance

Seth Shanahan, Southern Nevada Water Authority

Updated: May 15, 2015